Rachel P.

  • Joined April 2016

Game developer, writer, content strategist marketing and biz dev consultant. Love helping others crush it at freelancing & entrepreneurship!

  • NYC, NY, United States
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Rachel P.
NYC, NY, United States

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Content Copywriting Marketing Growth Strategy

Experience

Summary

Speaker, writer, consultant, game dev, hustler. I've owned multiple businesses having active & passive income. Written hundreds of blog posts and other content for happy repeat clients to subsidize my game development habits.

Work history

Visual Design in Action Kickstarter Campaign
Devised financial and outreach strategies for Designers & Books' Kickstarter campaign meant to fund a reprint of Ladislav Sutnar's Visual Design in Action. Achieved six-figure results from over 1,700 backers and much lauding in the graphic design press.
Marketing Strategy
Strategized grassroots, social media, and email marketing for indie game developer. Earned mention in Gamasutra front-page feature as Robotic Potato grew their mailing list 150% at just one event with my help.
Tax Office Content Marketing
Blogs and copy for Dukhon Tax. Used my tax experience to write about tax concerns for sharing economy income (Uber, Airbnb, etc.) and taxpayers living abroad to answer some burning questions but leave enough unsaid that clients have to hire the firm.
Subject Matter Expert-Educational Content Writing
Contracted by Pearson to write an entire income tax course for beginner tax preparers. Drafting course map and revising for approval, lesson content, exam content, presentations, and instructor sessions.
Subject Matter Expert-Educational Content Writing
Contracted by Prometric & IRS year after year to determine minimum competency for Enrolled Agents; wrote, edited, and cited authoritative sources for SEE tax law exam content and flagged for annual law updates.

Education

Accreditations

CUNY Lehman College
B.S. Accounting
CUNY Hunter College
M.S. Accounting
Gotham Writers Guild
Intensive Creative Writing
Internal Revenue Service
Enrolled Agent

Skills

Skills

affiliate marketing ebooks email marketing crowdfunding campaigns writing content marketing content creation marketing strategy branding customer outreach

Tools

Buffer Campaign Monitor Eventbrite Kickstarter Indiegogo Powerpoint LinkedIn Twitter

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Not specified

Interests

Industries I love

Animals & Pets Education Entertainment Gaming Government Music Professional Services Social Enterprise Other

What I read

Cracked, Afford Anything, Gamasutra, The Bottom Feeder, Acts of Gord, The Book of Toad

Side projects

Sonic Toad blog, The Definitive Guide to Taxes for Indie Game Developers, regular instructor at Playcrafting, working on other e-books

Ideal team

I'm adaptable to work with teams of all sizes as I've worked with small businesses, solopreneurs, mid-size companies, and large corporations. Depending on the type of work being done, I need the client to give me a clear outline of what they need.